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The Sunray Tower is a special tower only available in Level 9, the Stormcloud Temple. It utilizes up to 4 Sunray Sorcerers to fire a single, concentrated solar beam at any one enemy, ground or air alike. The beam can be activated by selecting the tower or pressing 4, then clicking on the appropriate unit with the mouse.

The Sunray Tower is unavailable on the iOS and Android versions, due to its high resource demands (Shop). It has a similar function to the Shrine of Regnos introduced at a much later date in Kingdom Rush: Frontiers, however the Sunray Tower deals single-target damage, while the Shrine of Regnos deals damage in an area.

OverviewEdit

It is a tower that charges the sun rays via Sunray Sorcerers, and then retains that energy until it is needed to fire.

When used, it will instantly fire at a single enemy, dealing magic damage (true damage on Steam). The damage depends on the number of Sunray Sorcerers present. Each sorcerer costs 100 Gold to recruit; and in addition to that, recruiting a Sorcerer will instantly recharge the tower. The tower cannot target empty spaces.

StatsEdit

Sorcerers Damage Cooldown
1 75-125 19s (20s on Flash)
2 125-175 16s (17s on Flash)
3 175-225 13s (14s on Flash)
4 225-275 10s (11s on Flash)

StrategyEdit

  • The player should use the Sunray Tower shots only on big and/or problematic foes like Dark Slayers, Yetis, Rocket Riders and J.T, to make matters easier.
  • The upgrades should be used wisely. A skilled player can upgrade the Sunray Tower immediately after using it, which recharges it instantly.
  • One should get the tower into play quickly - even if only a single sorcerer is purchased, that's some extra firepower that will certainly come in handy.

Related AchievementsEdit

Sunray psicon SUNBURNER! Fire the Sunray 20 times.

AppearancesEdit

Trivia Edit

  • The beam fired by the tower is identical to the Arcane Wizard's Death Ray, only yellow/orange rather than purple.
  • The crystal on top of the tower is most likely the Solar Heat Quartz that was used long ago to stop The Winter Queen from taking over Linirea.
  • This tower bears a slight resemblance to the Level 4 Blazing Gem, with a different color scheme and tower design.
  • The tower's crystal also looks like an orange version of the Tear of Elynie; Vez'Nan and Lord Malagar's weapon of choice and the main focus of Kingdom Rush Origins.

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